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Lunar Eclipse October 2013: How To Watch The Celestial Show Online (LIVESTREAM)

10/18/2013 01:26 pm ET | Updated Jul 28, 2014

Skywatchers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East may get the best view of tonight's lunar eclipse, but viewers everywhere can enjoy the show online.

The Slooh space camera will provide a live webcast of the penumbral lunar eclipse starting today at 6 p.m. ET. It's the last lunar eclipse of 2013. (Watch Slooh's coverage of the lunar eclipse in the video above.)

The Slooh site, launched in 2003, streams real-time footage and images from land-based telescopes. For October's lunar eclipse, Slooh host Paul Cox will provide commentary during the webcast and explain the science behind various types of eclipses.

Watch the last lunar eclipse of 2013 in the video above, courtesy of Slooh, starting at 6 p.m. ET. For more on this year's penumbral lunar eclipse, click here.

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